Whale Information Bibliography

humpback mother and calf


Among Giants: A Life With Whales
Charles ‘Flip’ Nicklin, 2011, University of Chicago Press

Cetaceans: Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises
Mark Carwardine, 2002, Dorling Kindersley Publishing

Humpback Whales
Philip Clapham, 1996, Voyageur Press

Sperm Whales: Social Evolution in the Ocean
Hal Whitehead, 2003, University of Chicago Press

The Book of Whales
Richard Ellis, 1980, Knopf Press

The Great Sperm Whale: A Natural History of the World’s Most Magnificent and Mysterious Creature
Richard Ellis, 2011, University Press of Kansas

The Urban Whale: North Atlantic Right Whales at the Crossroads
Edited by Scott Kraus and Rosalind Rolland, 2009, Harvard University Press

Whales and Seals: Biology and Ecology
Pierre-Henry Fontaine, 2007 Schiffer Publishing Ltd.

Whales in the Classroom: Oceanography
Larry Wade, 2001, Singing Rock Press

Meet the Whales
Larry Wade, 1995, Singing Rock Press

The Whale: In Search of the Giants of the Sea
Philip Hoare, 2010, Harper Collins

Selected Articles

Fin Whale at Feeding Time (Carl Zimmer, NY Times 12/11/07)

How Ancient Whales Lost Their Legs, Got Sleek and Conquered the Oceans

Hear That? Bats and Whales Share Sonar Protein

Learning from Whales and Whalers on Top of the World


Last modified: April 1, 2016